It’s finally here.
It may not be in the form we imagined, and it certainly isn’t on the date we imagined, but the 2020 Rays season will be underway in less than 10 hours, and that’s a pretty great sentence.
Let’s leadoff, as the ABSOLUTELY EFFING AMAZING Rays social media team did, with a moment of clarity and then get to the baseball news of the day
Today is Opening Day, which means it's a great day to arrest the killers of Breonna Taylor— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) July 24, 2020
Around the League
* MLB will expand its playoffs to 16 teams in 2020... I cant’ if I love or hate this (I definitely love the top seed getting to choose their opponent — amazing)
* Mookie Betts, and all of the S.F. Giants took a knee during the anthem last night; I’ll be curious to see what Kevin Cash and the Rays decide is the most appropriate approach